|SPORTS HEADLINES 1/22/13|
High School Basketball-Monday’s scores
Boys: Fort Campbell over Community Christian 77-41, Calloway County over Caldwell County 71-58, Hopkins Central over Lyon County 80-66, Murray over Livingston Central 62-46.
Girls: Marshall County drilled Hopkinsville 61-35, Fort Campbell over Community Christian 61-35, Clinton County defeated Russellville 63-56, Madisonville over Lyon County 66-38, Muhlenberg County over Ohio County 68-54, Graves County defeated Carlisle County 55-32.
Boys: Hopkinsville travels to Todd Central, with the Heritage Bank pre game show at 7:35 on Newstalk 95.3 FM/1230 AM and online at whopam.com.
Elsewhere: Christian County travels to Fort Campbell for an 8th district contest, Hopkins Central hosts Dawson Springs, Trigg County at Webster County, Logan County at Barren County, Madisonville hosts Owensboro, Lyon County goes to Marshall County, Paducah Tilghman at Reidland, Union County at Owensboro Catholic, Mayfield at Fulton City, Graves County at Heath, Warren East hosts Edmonson County, Warren Central welcomes South Warren, Bowling Green hosts Muhlenberg County.
Girls: Hopkinsville travels to Todd Central, University Heights hosts Russellville, Christian County goes to Marshall County, Logan County at Barren County, Hopkins Central hosts Dawson Springs, Madisonville entertains Owensboro, Caldwell County hosts Trigg County, Mayfield at Fulton City, Graves County at Heath, Paducah Tilghman at Reidland, Union County at Crittenden County, Warren East hosts Edmonson County, South Warren at Warren Central.
The Hopkinsville Tigers are ranked 7th in the latest Bluegrass Preps.com boys poll, which had Bullitt East as the new number one this week. Henderson County is ranked 6th, with Bowling Green 13th in the girls poll, which has Marion County at the top this week.
College Basketball: Kentucky returns to the state of Alabama to face the Alabama Crimson Tide this evening. Willie Cauley-Stein’s status for the game remains uncertain. Cauley-Stein missed last Saturday’s game at Auburn after minor surgery on an old left knee injury. Pre game coverage begins at 6:30 on Lite 98.7. The Louisville Cardinals are also in action this evening as they take on Villanova.
Kentucky’s Nerlens Noel was named the SEC freshman of the week Monday after averaging 11 points, nine rebounds and six and a half blocks in wins over Tennessee and Auburn last week. It’s the first time Noel has received the honor.
Louisville fell to 5th in both the Associated Press poll and the USA Today Coaches poll, with Duke the new number one team this week in both polls.
In OVC women’s basketball Monday night: Murray State defeated Eastern Illinois 68-58 and SIU Edwardsville got by Austin Peay 54-49.
MLB: The 2015 All Star Game will be played at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati. It will be the first time the mid summer classic has been in Cincinnati since it was last played at Riverfront Stadium in 1988. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports MLB Commissioner Bud Selig will make the announcement official Wednesday.
NFL: The Lexington Herald Leader reported Monday former Kentucky defensive coordinator Rick Minter is headed to the NFL. Minter will join the staff of Chip Kelly and the Philadelphia Eagles. Minter had been at Kentucky the last two seasons. The Herald Leader also reports former UK offensive coordinator Randy Sanders is joining the staff at Florida State as an offensive assistant, most likely as running backs coach.
NHL: The Nashville Predators lost in a shootout for the second straight game Monday, falling to the St. Louis Blues 4-3. The Predators open a seven game road trip tonight at the Minnesota Wild.